$75,000 - $350,000

The Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmakers Subgrants

Thriving Communities subgrants will be distributed by the Grantmakers to support capacity building in communities affected by environmental or public health issues to eligible applicants. The program aims to reduce the burden of the federal grants application process and distribute federal funds to potential applicants working to address environmental justice issues. Note that the Grantmakers will be different for CT (Region 1) and NY (Region 2).

Additional Information:
Community-based nonprofit organizations and other eligible organizations seeking subgrant funding will be able to apply for subgrants through three concurrent tiers offered by the Grantmakers. Tier One will consist of grants for $150,000 for assessment, Tier Two will consist of grants for $250,000 for planning, and Tier Three will consist of grants for $350,000 for project development. In addition, $75,000 will be available for capacity-constrained community-based organizations through a noncompetitive process under Tier One. Each Grantmaker will design and implement a distribution program best suited for their region and communities.
Funding Agencies: USEPA
Land Use
Nature-based Solutions
Environmental Health Hazards
Environmental Justice
Stormwater Management
Water Quality
Extreme Weather & Storms
Community Engagement
Waste Management
Green Infrastructure
Open Resource

Resilience Steps


EPA Sea Grant New York Sea Grant Connecticut